When it comes to legalizing gay marriage, Texas remains a stubborn holdout. But for Cleopatra De Leon and Nicole Dimetman, who have sued the state for the right to marry, change can’t come soon enough.
In this exclusive excerpt from Barefoot Dogs, a fiction debut by Antonio Ruiz-Camacho, a woman fleeing terror in Mexico City finds escape in an Austin laundromat.
Twenty-year-old Hayden Pedigo is making the most innovative, audacious music in the country. So why is he still in Amarillo?
Last summer, Theresa Roemer’s three-story closet made her the country’s most famous social climber. But she was only getting started.
The most effective weapon of the Texas Revolution, even if it couldn’t save the mission’s defenders.
The competition at the Big Bend Livestock Show is fierce. But treat your animal right and you might get to be number four with a pullet.
Our estimable advice columnist on Texas brag, the limits of speed limits, the intoxicating appeal of his alma mater, and just who, exactly, was going to Luckenbach, Texas, with Waylon and Willie.
The secret history of cotton, the crop that transformed the global economy—and kept Texans in poverty for generations.
Mimi Swartz on what Houston’s fractious mayoral race says about the city.
Festival managing director Roland Swenson reflects on a difficult year.
Some crazy stuff went down last month. Here are a handful of headlines you may have missed.
What to hear, read, watch, and attend this month to achieve maximum Texas cultural literacy.
The Flower Man House, RIP.
Crossing the Rio Grande in one’s undergarments.
A memorable evening with James and Curtis McMurtry, the son and grandson of Texas’s most-beloved living author.
Congratulations to new ag commission Sid Miller.
Becky Hammon didn’t get hired as the Spurs’ assistant coach because she’s a woman. She got the job for the same reason everyone gets a job with the Spurs: to keep the team winning.
Richard Linklater, Wes Anderson, and their near-identical path to Oscar glory.
Factory tours: a tour.
These days, a good one is rarer than hen’s teeth—but a whole lot tastier.
Braised oxtail comes to the strip mall.
From Anvil Bar & Refuge, Houston.
Keeping movable type alive in the age of laser printers.